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Mar 27, 2011 9:00pm EDT
about the safety of nuclear power in the u.k. in light of recent events in japan. the labor leader asks the prime minister for an update in libya and whether arab leaders are still in support of coalition operations there. . . >> will [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] >> we will look at this in terms of foreign policy and military equipment as well. i would say that the strategic security review, the whole pred indication of -- predication of it was that we should be able to go anywhere in the world with special focus on things like transport. if there are further lessons to learn, we should learn them. >> as we look at japan and watch their horror unfold it is not just earthquakes and tsunami that can threaten a nuclear reactor. does the prime minister agree that what happened here will have consequences for the nuclear power in the u.k.? >> we want to join the gentle lady in sending our condolences to japan. we must learn everything we can learn, and that's why we are looking at this issue. the stations we have in britain are a dif
Mar 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
-- or the government of japan works through its processes to reach tangible progress in okinawa? >> thank you. as we look at tangible progress on the replacement facility, we see it as not a single specific event but rather a series of steps roughly in parallel between japan and the united states as spelled out in the realignment roadmap, the guam international agreement and other bilateral agreements. it will allow us to move forward with the government of japan as progress is made on the frf to in turn take associated steps that we have to take on guam. there are a number of different indicators that we're looking at. starting with the decision on the runway configuration for frf that we're expecting on the two plus two and the efforts we're looking at down line, construction of the seawall, and progress on the landfill itself. the other critical point for the committee, which i know that you understand is that preparation on guam needs to begin well in advance of actual construction on the ground for the replacement facility at camp schawb. and that relocation of the marines from okinawa will be
Mar 28, 2011 12:00am EDT
in japan. labor leader ed miliband as the prime minister for an update on the situation in libya and other arab leaders are still in support of coalition operations there. >> this morning i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others, and in addition to my duties in the house, i shall have further such meetings later today. >> i thank the prime minister for the answer and associate myself, and all on this side of the house, with his moving tribute to providential crier. the prime minister has taken the right decision to extend the life of the nimrod's and hms cumberland so that our armed forces remain eager to protect in this conflict. he knows the uncertainty we now face, so will he, in due course, extend that rethink of our defense to abilities? >> obviously we should be able to deploy at speed anywhere in the world with flexible on forces with particular emphasis on transport and on things like special forces. i think we did anticipate the sorts of things we're doing now but if there are for the lessons to learn, of course -- and the. >> our hearts go out to the people of japan
Mar 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
with countries like japan, france, israel, south korea and australia. we can work with our allies and partners to upgrade their warships to enable them to conduct missile defense operations. and we can work with them to deploy sensors around the world to provide the data necessary for our interceptors to take out ballistic missiles. i want to conclude with a note of reassurance. i know there's a debate at home over missile defense can be contentious my former colleagues on both sides of the aisle feel very passionately about this issue. and i do too. but the lesson that you can take away is one that should reassure our allies and send a message of resolve to those who threaten us. missile defense is a national and bipartisan priority and nothing is going to change that. our country and our allies and our partners depend on missile defense agency and that's why we're so appreciative of your hard work. i want to thank you very much for your time today. i want to thank you for your hard work and patriotism. and i'll be glad to take a few easy questions. [laughter] applause >> i'll screen the easy
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